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Volvo 240 245 Wagon 1988 - Full Restoration 15k

Sale price: $9,166.00 make an offer

Car location: Toledo, Ohio, United States

Sale type: Fixed price listing

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4cyl b230f 2.3l
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Volvo 240 245 Wagon 1988 - Full Restoration 15k for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car(2.1) based on 602 votes
Up for bid is a fully restored (ground up) Volvo 240 wagon with 15. 00 miles since rebuild. I bought this car 4 years ago as a temporary driver but the body was so clean and sound (and my wife fell in love with it) that we decided to build a new car rather than buy one. Regardless what mileage we found when shopping for a 240. they still needed something or we were unsure what had been done and when. by whom. parts brands. etc. Car has a clean South Dakota title - we spend the summers with my inlaws (they are in their 80's) so the car is garage stored in Toledo and only driven when we're here in the summer months. We're shortly losing our storage and are moving ourselves so there is no room for a 3rd car.   This is the ONLY reason we are selling this.

Body was stripped to a shell (glass and all) and repainted. A later style (93) rear hatch with flush mount glass. new rear side glass flush seals. new windshield. power windows and power heated mirrors were added. Black turbo body moldings. trims. handles and hinges were also added. Rare snow caps on the cowl vents. New OE Cibie tail lamps and e-code European glass headlamps (with Expel protectant film) were installed. Side markers also added. Tint is 35% front; 15% sides. If for any reason your state does not allow this. I will have it removed before pick up. I do not notice it as being too dark in any way or at any time - reduces glare. cools the interior. keeps things from being sun baked and interior items from being seen. Also included is a new front plate bracket if needed.

Every bushing on the car was replaced with OE Volvo brand (no cheap chi-com garbage). Ipd sways were added. A completely new 2 1/2" exhaust from front to back including a catalytic converter. resonator and muffler was installed. All new brakes. brake lines. calipers and rotors. All new wheel bearings. Boge-Sachs front and rear shocks/struts. upper strut mounts (Volvo OE). Ball joints. tie rod ends. and new steering rack.

The motor is a 1993 B230 that was rebuilt to new specs. A T-cam was added (stock Volvo turbo) for better low end power. Head gasket is a tight squish Cometic which increases the compression ratio and allows for lower octane fuel usage with no adverse side effects. A 93 AW70 transmission was also overhauled and installed. All new mounts and u-joints. Of course all new hoses. belts. timing belt. tensioner. and seals. Both the chassis fuel pump and intank pump are new Bosch. Intank is the larger capacity (turbo) upgrade. The cast boss on the block for an oil return was drilled. tapped and plugged for an easier upgrade to turbo if ever so desired. Fuel injection was upgraded to LH 2. 4. Injectors were all new/rebuilds. Battery is 2 yrs old.

Completely new AC system - 1993 style. R134a and is COLD. New condenser. compressor. accumulator. pressure switch. o-rings and hoses. Power steering pump is the later. more efficient style. Alternator is a 100A Bosch unit. Headlamps are H4 styled and wired with relays for the direct (55w) upgrade.

The interior is black cloth from a 1993. The black cloth with the dark blue exterior looks incredible - a combo Volvo never offered. Newer crack free dash. Rubber mats all around. Sony CD/mp3 player with aux jack (for ipod). Boston Acoustic Pro speakers in the front doors with a custom tweeter mount behind the mirror covers. Lighted power window switches (ala 960). a new blower motor. and heater valve. Instrument cluster was completely rebuilt with custom (in a Volvo OE style) gauge faces. and fitted for LEDs. You've never seen a 240 dash light up this good! It reads the mileage from the car's rebuild: 15. 00 and counting.

Car sits on Volvo Nova 15" alloys wrapped in 195/65R15 Pirelli P6's with just over 5k on them. Rides and handles like a dream - by far the nicest 240 I have ever seen. We get complements everywhere we go with it.


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from samir bouri, dated 15 july 2021
Is this the real mi.

from De villiers, dated 21 february 2020
Is this car still available ?! Probably not but still asking...

from Chris Grandfield, dated 29 january 2017
Is car still available?

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